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Flowers lay outside the Carillon cafe, a site of last Friday's attacks in Paris (AP)

Only Christianity can rescue Europe

Some have seized on attacks by Islamists to smear all religions by association. But the Christian faith can play a key role in awakening the West from its slumber

A detail from a portrait of Galieleo by an artist from the Italian school

Priest and theologian Paul Haffner sets out to refute the assumption that Christianity stands in opposition to scientific discoveries

Young people from Brazil pass on the World Youth Day cross to youths from Poland (CNS)

World Youth Day 2016 will take place next July in Krakow, Poland

Migrants walk along rail tracks in Hungary after crossing the border from Serbia (CNS photo/Marko Djurica, Reuters). Below: A young girl screams as migrants rush to cross into Macedonia at the Macedonian-Greek border (Photo: CNS)

Commission of European bishops, COMECE, says the crisis requires a continent-wide solution

Police stand in front of a truck on the highway A4, Austria (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn calls for Europe to be united – asking for ‘courageous decisions’ on the plight of refugees

French police face migrants next to the 'Jungle' migrant camp (Photo: CNS)

French and English bishops call for urgent solution to the migrants crisis

Catholic Priest in Ukraine (PA)

A letter to the Ukrainian president said the constitutional amendment would ‘seriously threaten’ family life

'The negotiations involved Iran and what is often referred to as the P5+1 group' (PA)

Sanctions will be lifted in exchange for an agreement by Iran to restrict its nuclear programme

An Orthodox priest stands at a bus stop with a poster urging a Yes vote in last Sunday's referendum (AP)

In the minds of many Greeks, the Orthodox Church has become part of an arrogant and self-serving establishment

A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis